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9140
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Margaret Anna Burwell's frame house in Hillsborough will be dedicated to community service by the Historic Hillsborough Commission on October 10, 1976. Forming the Burwell School in 1835, Margaret began teaching young girls at her home to supplement her husband's meager salary. The Burwells, along with their son John, worked as an educational team at the Charlotte Female Institute from 1857 until Margaret's death in 1871.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 44 Issue 4, Sept 1976, p12-14, il, por
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9142
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Ross Morphew and his family runs a boat repair shop in Morehead City but he and his family live on a pirate ship. Morphew hired an architect to design and build the ship, and his family lives there, dressing on pirates on weekends and holidays to “attack” other boats. The State has awarded the Morphews an official privateer's commission for the success of their exploits. Their boat is called the MEKA II and is a highly popular tourist attraction.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 44 Issue 4, Sept 1976, p16-17, il
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9141
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The largest longleaf pine in the state is on Boyd Estate just outside Southern Pines. Weymouth Woods Sandhills Nature Preserve's Jay Carter discovered the tree last summer and believes it to be 285 years old. Although virgin longleaf pines covered the southeastern Coastal Plain at one point, they are now rare.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 44 Issue 4, Sept 1976, p15, 39, il
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9143
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This article presents an excerpt from Director Dr. Tise's speech after the N.C. Division of Archives and History assessed the New River valley's threatened resources. Appalachian Power Company has projected building a New River dam, and a team of twenty specialists went on-site to conduct the survey.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 44 Issue 4, Sept 1976, p18-21, 35, il
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9139
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The Yancey Railroad operates nearly 25 miles of track between Burnsville, Micaville, Bowditch, and Kona, providing passengers with a leisurely ride. At Kona, passengers hike, picnic, and wade. The Spruce Pine Junior Woman's Club in charge of the railroad runs charters for groups up to 150.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 44 Issue 4, Sept 1976, p10-11, 17, il, map
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9145
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Beginning in late September and continuing until the end of October, both the Blue Ridge Parkway and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park offer spectacular sights to be scene. Both parks are operated by the National Park Service, and it is recommended that visitors call ahead to check weather conditions before venturing out.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 44 Issue 4, Sept 1976, p24-25, 32, il
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In Siler City, Milo Holt operates his Memory Mobile, a trailer that houses one of the largest collections of old movies, radio programs, magazines, and the like. His collection is centered around the cowboy although not entirely devoted to it. Holt welcomes visitors and charges no fee to view the collection.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 44 Issue 4, Sept 1976, p23, il
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